Rip Van Winkle

Book and photo courtesy of Dick Blacher. Comment by Paul Jackson.

 Rip Van Winkle

by Washington Irving, 1905

#47 of 100

The book measures 7 7/8" x4 5/8" and has 48 pages. The text body is done in Old Style Antiqua and was printed on  in 3 colors on Japan vellum. The binding variants of this book are 3/4 leather edition of 100 copies printed on Japan vellum (seen above), suede bound printed on Holland hand made Roycroft watermarked paper, an edition of 50 copies bound in modeled calf, and paper over boards with a suede spine. The paper over boards with a suede spine variant is not listed in McKenna. Dard Hunter designed the initials and title page.

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